Litigation Conference Workshop 2016
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Venue | Day 1 | Day 2

Day 1 – 20 April 2017 (Thursday)
Time Programme

8.20am – 9.00am

Registration

9.00am – 9.10am

Opening Remarks

Ian Lim – Chairman, Civil Practice Committee, The Law Society of Singapore

9.10am – 9.30am

Welcome Remarks

Gregory Vijayendran - President, The Law Society of Singapore; Partner, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

9.30am – 10.00am

Keynote Address

Mr K Shanmugam - Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law

10.00am – 10.30am

Discussion and Q&A Session with Mr K Shanmugam

Moderator:
 
- Gregory Vijayendran - President, The Law Society of Singapore; Partner, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
   
Panellists:
 
- Mr K Shanmugam - Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law
- Thio Shen Yi, SC - Immediate Past President, The Law Society of Singapore; Joint Managing Director, TSMP Law Corporation
   

10.30am – 11.00am

Tea Break

11.00am – 12.40pm

Session 1: The First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyers

Co-chairs:
 
- Eusuff Ali - Partner, Tan Rajah & Cheah
- Jason Lim - Partner, De Souza Lim & Goh LLP
   
Panellists:
 
- Dr Michael Hwang, SC – Chief Justice of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (non-resident); Sole Director, Michael Hwang Chambers LLC
- Harry Elias, SC – Founder & Consultant, Harry Elias Partnership LLP
- Giam Chin Toon, SC – Managing Partner, Wee Swee Teow & Co
- Chelva Retnam Rajah, SC – Managing Partner, Tan Rajah & Cheah
   

12.40pm – 2.00pm

Lunch

2.00pm – 3.40pm

Session 2: Changing Landscape of Litigation – Litigation vs Arbitration vs Mediation

Chair:
 
- Lye Kah Cheong - Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
   
Panellists:
 
- Chew Kei Jin - Managing Director, Ascendant Legal LLC
- Cameron Ford - Corporate Counsel, Rio Tinto
- Aloysius Goh - Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Singapore International Mediation Centre
- Paul Tan Beng Hwee - Partner, Rajah and Tann Singapore LLP
- Laurence Wong – Senior Director, Business Development, Singapore International Commercial Court
   

3.40pm – 4.10pm

Tea Break

4.10pm – 5.50pm

Session 3: Convergence (Harmonization of Asean Law/ Court Procedures)

Co-chairs:
 
- Samuel Chacko - Director, Legis Point LLC
- Daniel Koh - Founding Partner, Eldan Law LLP
   
Panellists:
 
- Professor Anselmo Reyes, SC - (International Judge, Singapore International Commercial Court)
- Associate Professor Gary F. Bell - National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law
- Professor Locknie Hsu – Professor, School of Law, Singapore Management University
- Dr Colin Ong, QC - Senior Partner, Dr Colin Ong Legal Services (Brunei); Counsel, Eldan Law LLP (Singapore); Associate member, St Philips Stone Chambers (London)
   

5.50pm

End of Day 1



Venue | Day 1 | Day 2
Skill Future
SILE
Public CPD Points

6 CPD Points (Day 1)

6 CPD Points (Day 2)

Practice Area:
Civil Procedure

Training Level: General
Organised By
Celebrating the Law Society's Golden Jubilee
Headline Sponsor
Law In Order
Lunch Sponsor
IMF
Gold Sponsor
LexisNexis
Silver Sponsors
IMF
IMF
Supporting Partners
IMF
IBA
IMF
SCMA
SCMA
SICC
SICC
SICC
SICC


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